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Short courses can improve career prospects
Short courses can improve career prospects

Short course qualifications that are recent, relevant and specific can be far better indicators of a person's current skills than a qualification achieved years ago

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Fasa collaborates to effect transformation in franchise sector
Fasa collaborates to effect transformation in franchise sector

Over the past few years, Fasa members have worked closely with government to effect transformation in the sector

6 hours ago

Varying decisions on bargaining agreements and cancellations
Varying decisions on bargaining agreements and cancellations

A curious statutory effect of collective agreements is that a collective bargaining agreement amends the contracts of employment of individual employees

By Johan Botes 1 day ago

Seed Engine gets increased investment from WDB
Seed Engine gets increased investment from WDB

WDB Investment Holdings has increased its stake in Seed Engine (incorporating Seed Academy and the WDB Seed Fund) from 35% to 51%, making Seed Engine a 51% black women-owned company

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#WomensMonth: Bitten by the enterprising Bugz
#WomensMonth: Bitten by the enterprising Bugz

This Women's Month, the entrepreneurial genius behind Bugz Playpark, Lise Liebenberg, talks to us about early childhood development beyond the classroom, and running your own business

By Shan Radcliffe 1 day ago

Getting a head start with Shivad Singh
Getting a head start with Shivad Singh

Shivad Singh may only be 22 years old, but this ambitious UCT graduate has probably achieved more in the past two short years than many achieve in a lifetime

By Shan Radcliffe 2 days ago

Spotong Women In Business Event
Spotong event recognises women entrepreneurs operating in township market

Township trade magazine Spotong is celebrating Women's Month by hosting its annual Women in Business event this month

2 days ago

Economic downturn sparks more restraint cases
Economic downturn sparks more restraint cases

During these tough economic times, employers cannot afford to have their star employees approached by fellow competitors

By Nicholas Preston and Prinoleen Naidoo 2 days ago

Bokoni platinum mine. Picture Atlatsa
Bokoni owners have a duty of care to retrenched workers

Mining companies need to create a social grant system for workers they retrench when a mine suspends operations

2 days ago

Continuous learning essential yet lacking in South African organisations
Continuous learning essential yet lacking in South African organisations

Building techniques to cultivate a culture of continuous learning and growing professional development is of national importance for South African employers but only 28% are helping employees build these skills

11 Aug 2017

The women of Bon Hotel Riviera on Vaal
More women are joining the hotel and hospitality fray

The hotel and hospitality business is a tough one; it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure that out. Why, then, do so many women opt for this as a career choice?

11 Aug 2017

Kantha Naicker, vice chairman of Saipa
#WomensMonth: Balancing the books on equality

Newly appointed vice chairman of the Saipa, Kantha Naicker, is on a mission to ensure more inclusivity by bringing more women into the accounting profession

11 Aug 2017

Top traits of women in leadership
Top traits of women in leadership

Irrespective of the steps that women around the globe have taken to eradicate the glass ceiling, many women still feel the need to prove themselves in the corporate environment

10 Aug 2017

Six tips for job-hunting online
Six tips for job-hunting online

As online job portals and apps grow, job seekers are turning to social media platforms, such as LinkedIn, to find employment

10 Aug 2017

National Adzuna Graduate of the Year winner
National Adzuna Graduate of the Year winner

Terry Tshesebe, a Health and Environmental Sciences student at the Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT) has won the national 2017 Adzuna Graduate of the Year competition

10 Aug 2017

Haywards Sustainable Safaris
Celebrating women as custodians of artistic and cultural heritage

"I often wonder off the beaten track looking for the pulse of the region and the heartbeat of the community, the local artisans, the storytellers and elders of a village, the sacred values of the area"

10 Aug 2017

Dr Sharon Vasuthevan, group nursing and quality executive at Life Healthcare
#WomensMonth: Nursing education creates empowerment

In South Africa, only 28% of senior management positions are held by women

10 Aug 2017

Christelle Colman, CEO of Europe Assistance South Africa
#WomensMonth: Why the gender pay gap is still an issue

Despite all the progress in equality and women's rights, the gender pay gap is still a very big issue

By Christelle Colman 8 Aug 2017

Unemployment rate unchanged at 27.7%
Unemployment rate unchanged at 27.7%

South Africa's unemployment rate has remained unchanged between quarter one and two of 2017 at 27.7%, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said on Monday

7 Aug 2017

Have your say on B-BBEE defence sector code
Have your say on B-BBEE defence sector code

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has approved and gazetted the draft Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) defence sector code for public comment

7 Aug 2017

Digitally fluent women can close gender gap
Digitally fluent women can close gender gap

A new report by Accenture, Getting to Equal 2017, reveals that digitally fluent women can close the ever-increasing talent, skills and equal pay gaps in the workplace

7 Aug 2017

New tax law stifles foreign work benefits
New tax law stifles foreign work benefits

If passed by Parliament, the Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill proposal to remove foreign remuneration tax exemption will impact the willingness of South Africans to work abroad

7 Aug 2017

Struggling Singapore Airlines offers crew unpaid leave
Struggling Singapore Airlines offers crew unpaid leave

SINGAPORE, Singapore: Singapore Airlines is offering cabin crew unpaid leave in a cost-cutting measure as it struggles to keep up in an increasingly tough market

7 Aug 2017

Sars chief financial officer in shock resignation
Sars chief financial officer in shock resignation

South African Revenue Service chief financial officer Matsobane Matlwa has resigned

By Kyle Cowan 4 Aug 2017

New bursary scheme to incubate students into employees
New bursary scheme to incubate students into employees

Generation Education has launched a bursary scheme aimed at learners from the age of 15 years and older within both its schools and their surrounding communities

4 Aug 2017

Vuyani Jarana
Vuyani Jarana new SAA CEO

Vodacom executive Vuyani Jarana has been appointed South African Airways (SAA) CEO. He will commence his duties after his current employer has officially released him

By Linda Ensor 4 Aug 2017

Broke SAA may not be able to pay its workers
Broke SAA may not be able to pay its workers

South African Airways (SAA) has run out of cash and is effectively bankrupt. It is feared it may not be able to pay salaries

By Linda Ensor and Sunita Menon 4 Aug 2017

Winners of the 2017 Rising Star Awards
Winners of the 2017 Rising Star Awards

The winners of the sixth Annual Standard Bank Rising Star Awards for young, talented employees in the 28-40 year age category were announced late last week

3 Aug 2017

Correctional Services warns public of learnership scam
Correctional Services warns public of learnership scam

The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) says it has noted with grave concern the propagation of fake appointment letters for learnership opportunities issued by fraudsters

3 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Women still lack parity in corporate South Africa
#WomensMonth: Women still lack parity in corporate South Africa

The issue of power is the main driving force behind the structural inequality of women both at work and at home. This new research comes from the 2017 SABPP report Fairness in Relation to Women at Work published this week

3 Aug 2017

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